Category Archives: Peace Corps Morocco

2018 Books

I’ve always read a lot. Since I was a little girl. I used to become so engrossed in books my parents had to take them out of my hands so I could join them at the dinner table. For the … Continue reading

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Minaret Obsession

During my two years living in Morocco I became obsessed with minarets in this country. They are as diverse as the country itself.

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Greetings, Hospitality and Personal Space

As my time in Morocco is coming to an end I’ve been reflecting a lot about what I’ve learned from this culture and about myself. Today I thought I’d share with you some things that are very different here vs. … Continue reading

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Communication

After two years in Morocco, I think I finally have the communication style figure out. I don’t always understand it and for a long time it frustrated me, but it kinda makes sense now. Moroccans tend to communicate both directly … Continue reading

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Harassment

I have struggled the last 6 months to write this post – as I promised I would in the last post. It’s not an easy subject. And harassment is not something exclusive to Morocco. I am also cautious to not … Continue reading

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My Day to Day

Wanna know what I’m doing every minute of the day here in Morocco? Check out my new blog post for a detailed look in to my life. Continue reading

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Resiliency

What is resiliency? It can be described as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.  Are you a resilient person? Do you conceptualize events as traumatic or as an opportunity to learn and grow? In the Peace Corps, we talk … Continue reading

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Project Soar

Back in November, I attended a training for a program called Project Soar (PS). This is a girls empowerment program and I was really excited to attend. I had my counterpart with me who is the mudira (director) of the … Continue reading

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Books, Books, Books

I’ve always read a lot. Since I was a little girl. I used to become so engrossed in books my parents had to take them out of my hands so I could join them at the dinner table. For the … Continue reading

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One Year in Morocco

I’ve lived in Morocco for one year now and wanted to share a few things I’ve learned along the way: 1 – Moroccans have this amazing ability to fill every open space beyond normal capacity 2 – I’m learning day … Continue reading

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